Lizzo has issued an apology after she “unintentionally” used an ableist slur at the beginning of her new song "Grrrls". In the opening line, the pop star sings: “Do you see this s**t, I’m a s**z”. The derogatory term is used for people with disabilities, specifically those with cerebral palsy. In a statement posted to social media, Lizzo said that she never wants “to promote derogatory language”. "As a fat, black woman in America, I've had many hurtful words used against me so I overstand the power words can have (whether intentionally or in my case, unintentionally)," she wrote, posting on social media. The Truth Hurts singer then revealed that she has made a new version of Grrrls “with a lyric change”.
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